From Joan Smalls to Rihanna, see the black celebs who are slaying black hairstyles with bangs

These black hairstyles with bangs are complete fire!  

Ladies, gather around! If you’ve found yourself in a beauty rut as of late, and want to stylishly switch up your black hair, seeing our picks of the best celebrity black hairstyles with bangs are sure to inspire you to try something new.

From romantic wispy bangs to perfectly-sleek blunt ones, you really won’t want to miss out on seeing which fringe styles will take your mane game to the next level.

7 black hairstyles with bangs that’ll make you want to try the trend

black hairstyles with bangs: close up shot of joan smalls with micro fringe and short curly hair, wearing red lipstick and golden dress on the CFDA awards red carpet
Baby bangs are 2018’s hottest trend. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

1. Micro fringe + curls

The runways and red carpet have spoken: micro fringe hairstyles are the bangs to covet this season. The best way to rock them? With playful, party-ready curls — isn’t that right, Joan Smalls?

close up shot of naomi campbell with wispy bangs, and long braided ponytail that has been swept to the side, wearing black dress and posing on the CFDA red carpet
Princess Jasmine, is that you? Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

2. Wispy bangs with side braided ponytail

Are Joan Small’s bangs too fashion-forward for your tastes? Then look no further than Naomi Campbell and her enchanting braided ponytail. Here she has opted for beginner-friendly wispy bangs that graze her eyelashes and hit just at the top of her killer cheekbones!

If you love rocking ponytails and quite fancy channelling your inner Princess Jasmine, this is the look for you.

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Editor’s tip: Black hairstyles with bangs that are textured often rely on a texture spray to look this good. So, we suggest you spritz the TONI&GUY Tousled Texture Creation Hairspray on them, before ruffling your bangs and styling it into place.

close up shot of justine skye with purple bob with blunt cut bangs, wearing baker boy hot and checked jacket and shirt on the tidal red carpet
Purple rain, purple rain! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

3. Sleek blunt bangs

If anyone is going to show you how to slay black hairstyles with bangs, it’s Justine Skye. The trendsetter pairs her purple bob and Cleopatra-inspired blunt bangs with a baker boy hat — and you should totally do the same!

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close up shot of taraji p. henson with wavy side swept bangs, wearing red and black dress on the red carpet
When it comes to black hairstyles with bangs, this cut is the most flattering. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

4. Wavy side swept bangs

Not feeling the blunt bangs look? Then you really can’t go wrong with getting wavy swoop bangs, especially if you want a beach-worthy mane    24-7!

Not only do side bangs work well on both long and short haircuts, but they also flatter all face shapes and require the least amount of commitment, too! It’s no wonder that Taraji P. Henson loves them, eh?

black hairstyles with bangs: close up shot of zendaya with curly bangs hairstyle, wearing pink glittery top and posing on the variety brunch red carpet
Ooh la la! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

5. Romantic curly bangs

Curly-haired queens can absolutely get in on the bangs action! Flirty curly bangs that fall right below the brow bone, like Zendaya‘s, will draw everyone’s attention to your facial features, as well as adding depth to your voluminous ‘do. Yes, please!

Editor’s tip: Thinking of copying this ‘do? Then you should try using the TIGI Bed Head Foxy Curls Contour Cream! This nifty product defines curls and makes them pop!

close up shot of rihanna with short pixie with piecey long fringe, wearing blue on the grammy awards red carpet
This is how to make a pixie cut look on-trend. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

6. Piecey bangs

Looking for ultra-short black hairstyles with bangs? Well, Rihanna‘s pixie + fringe cut is the ideal example.

Here, she gives her super short pixie some extra feminine charm with long, piecey bangs that draw attention to her gorgeous eyes. #Slay!

30 fabulous pixie cuts loved by celebrities.

black hairstyles with bangs: close up shot of christina millian with long bangs and top knot bun, wearing floral dress on the red carpet
What to make your go-top top knot hot? Copy this! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

7. Long bangs + Tinkerbell top knot

The best way to show of any of these on-trend bang hairstyles? With a Tinkerbell-inspired top knot, of course! Just look at how Christina Milian rocks hers with lush long bangs and then you’ll understand what we mean. Is this look #hairgoals or what?



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